The Nature of Language. By Donna Margaret. What is language?. Languages are systematic Rules and principles, like a game of chess. Languages are symbolic The meanings of symbols in a language come through the tacit agreement. Languages are social
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By Donna Margaret
Rules and principles, like a game of chess.
The meanings of symbols in a language come through the tacit agreement.
We use it to communicate, to categorize and to catalogue the objects, events, and processes of human experience.
a system of arbitrary vocal symbols by means of which a social group co-operates.
Positive chicas to girls
Negative guapaschicas to beautifuls girls
Spanish: Iré (I) will go
English: I will go
Spanish: agua ‘water’